Punjab FC Bolsters Squad with Ninthoinganba Meetei and Nihal Sudeesh ahead of the new season

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Punjab FC, gearing up for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season, has made significant additions to its roster. The club recently announced the signings of two promising Indian wingers: Ninthoinganba Meetei and Nihal Sudeesh.

All you need to know about Punjab FC’s new signings

Ninthoinganba has committed to a three-year deal with Punjab, extending until 2027. The 22-year-old winger began his football journey in the AIFF Elite Academy and has since played 81 competitive matches, scoring three goals. Ninthoinganba’s experience and dynamic playing style promise to inject speed and creativity into Punjab’s attacking play.

Nihal started his youth career with FA Cochin and later joined Kerala Blasters. He made his senior debut with the Blasters in 2019. Nihal Sudeesh will spend the 2024/25 season on loan at Punjab. The 23-year-old attacker has scored four goals in 16 games for Kerala Blasters. Nihal’s presence on the right wing adds depth and versatility to Punjab’s attacking options.

Football Director Nikolaos Topoliatis expressed excitement about these signings, emphasizing their potential impact on the team. Both Ninthoinganba and Nihal are young, dynamic players who will play pivotal roles in Punjab’s quest for success in the upcoming ISL season.

With these fresh talents on board, Punjab aims to make a strong statement in the league, combining youth, speed, and skill to create scoring opportunities. Fans eagerly await their performances on the field as the new season approaches.